Personal conduct more powerful than social media: Pope

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Vatican City-- Our behaviour has more impact than social media posts, re-posts and "likes", Pope Francis said on Thursday. "Do not underestimate the value of...

Bostonians to Celebrate Day of Yoga on Sunday at MIT’s Kresge Lawn

CAMBRIDGE, MA—As the second International Day of Yoga is being celebrated all over the world, Bostonians are getting ready to celebrate yoga and meditation...

Harvard appoints Muslim chaplain

CAMBRIDGE, MA--Khalil Abdur-Rashid, an adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Southern Methodist University and co-founder of the Islamic Seminary of America, has been appointed...

A religion course for the Internet age at Harvard University

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By Brett Milano Harvard Correspondent Harvard Divinity School senior lecturer Diane Moore has modest goals for her upcoming online course, “World Religions Through Their Scripture.” She...

Karachi temple priest in India to immerse ashes of 160 Hindus

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By Kushagra Dixit New Delhi-- Carrying the 'asthi kalash' -- pots containing the ashes of the cremated -- of 160 Pakistani Hindus, Ramnath Maharaj, a...

Stamps release, water puja, meditation mark Yoga celebrations at UN

By Arul Louis United Nations-- The UN began the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations with the release of stamps, a water puja and meditations...

With Rs. 5 crore fine, Sri Sri calls for peace and harmony as festival...

New Delhi--Amidst controversy over environmental and security concerns, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's three-day extravaganza began here on Friday evening soon after thunder and lightning...

Jagannath temple selling land to raise Rs.1,000 crore maintenance corpus

By Chinmaya Dehury Bhubaneswar--At 60,654 acres, Lord Jagannath could be the richest landlord among India's deities. About 395 acres of it is now being sold...

New York celebrates Yoga Day with ‘Mind over Madness’

By Arul Louis New York--As the NASDAQ was zooming up 69 points on microsecond transactions at 11 a.m. on Monday, outside in front of the...
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